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Sharp Unveils State-of-the-Art TV Assembly Plant

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OSAKA, Japan-Sharp Corp.’s new assembly plant in western Japan is massive by any measure: It cost $11 billion to build and covers enough land to occupy 32 baseball stadiums. Considered the most expensive manufacturing site ever built in Japan, the facility started churning out liquid-crystal display panels last month. MORE
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Hyundai's Alabama Plant Assembles Vehicle No. 1 Million

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MONTGOMERY, AL-About 10:30 a.m. yesterday morning, the 1 millionth U.S.-built Hyundai Sonata rolled off the assembly line here. The first Sonata was assembled in March 2005. MORE
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Workers at Toyota's West Virginia Plant Considering Union

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BUFFALO, WV-Some workers at the Toyota assembly plant here are talking to their fellow employees about getting union representation. MORE
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Last Pontiac Rolls Off the Line

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ORION, MI-The end of an iconic U.S. brand came without fanfare as the last Pontiac emerged from a General Motors Co. assembly line here. MORE
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Solar Panel Assembly Plant Coming to Philly

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PHILADELPHIA-A new solar panel manufacturing facility will be built at the Philadelphia Navy Yard at a cost of hundreds of millions of dollars. The Greek firm Heliotechniki S.A. will open a manufacturing plant employing 400 to 500 workers. MORE
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Hundreds of Saturn Employees Apply for Transfer to Michigan

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DELTA TOWNSHIP, MI-Hundreds of GM workers from Spring Hill, TN, have signed up to transfer to the company’s Lansing Delta Township assembly plant. GM will make offers to as many as 840 Spring Hill workers, picking from the transfer list. MORE
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Hitachi to Expand Kentucky Manufacturing Plant

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HARRODSBURG, KY-Hitachi Automotive Products plans to expand its assembly plant here, adding more than 100 new jobs in the near future. The plant, which opened in 1986, already employs more than 600 people. MORE
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Northrop Awards $100 Million Contract to KUKA

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SEATTLE-Northrop Grumman Corp. has awarded a contract worth more than $100 million to KUKA Systems North America for installation of an integrated assembly line for the F-35 Lightning II jet fighter. It’s believed to be the first time a major aerospace manufacturer has contracted with a vendor to supply and install a complete assembly line and underscores how major aerospace companies are embracing large-scale automation. MORE
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U of Delawe Buys Chrysler Plant

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NEWARK, DE-The University of Delaware now owns a 272-acre site formerly occupied by the Chrysler Assembly Plant in Newark. MORE
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Daimler Expanding in Russian Truck Market

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STUTTGART, Germany-German car and truck maker Daimler AG has entered into a pair of joint-venture agreements with Russia’s Kamaz Inc. MORE
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